In Their Own Words

R.I. HOUSING Executive Director Richard Godfrey would like to see state legislation that better protects tenants in foreclosed properties. /

R.I. Housing plans program, staffing cuts of 10%

For the last 15 years, Richard H. Godfrey Jr. has served as the executive director of Rhode Island Housing, a quasi-public state agency...

Everlasting Designs takes creative approach to IT

David Vernaglia grew up with computers – those big, clunky things available in the ’80s, then their sleeker, more sophisticated successors. After graduating from...

Veteran scribe to head <br>UWRI public relations

Faye B. Zuckerman has been named vice president of public relations at United Way of Rhode Island. She will be responsible for managing the...
"OIL AND GAS are expensive no matter where you live. One of the different challenges in Westerly versus Providence is, arguably, access to employment," said WARM Volunteer Coordinator Leah Eagan-Stoddard. /

Five Questions With: Leah Eagan-Stoddard

Westerly Area Rest Meals Inc. this month kicked off a new campaign for helping residents heat their homes this winter. The nonprofit’s volunteer coordinator,...
"WE AREN'T anywhere near the kind of desperation and glut of skilled professionals in the market that we saw in 2002 ... but the market has softened," says James Wright, a partner at Bridge Technical Solutions. /

Five Questions With: James Wright

With the state’s unemployment rate nearing 9 percent and economists predicting the worst recession in a quarter century, it’s not an easy time to...
The ultimate goal is to satisfy a need for a customer. /

Silveira named marketing head at NetCenergy

Diane Silveira has been named sales and marketing coordinator at NetCenergy. She will oversee client communications and scheduling of sales professionals for a growing...

Five Questions With: Rebecca Burke

The Miriam Hospital last week announced that Rebecca Burke, the hospital’s chief nursing officer and senior vice president for patient care services, has been...
"WE COULD say, 'Aw shoot, the Navy's gone, what can we do?' Or, we can make a contribution to the solution here by creating well-functioning, sustainable institutions with innovative solutions," says Robert Bailey, founder of Source Newport. /

Five Questions With: Robert Bailey

Preservationists, developers and municipal leaders have been meeting since Wednesday in Newport at a three-day conference focusing on sustainability in Rhode Island. Source Newport...

Five Questions With: Rich Siedzik

With a demanding and savvy base of users and a big footprint, the people in charge of managing the technological infrastructures of colleges and...
CREATIVE ECONOMY: Lynne McCormack says the city should focus on strengthening and sustaining its cultural events. /

Providence plan seeks boost for struggling arts groups

Lynne McCormack, director of the Department of Art, Culture & Tourism in Providence, is overseeing the ongoing effort to prepare an arts and cultural...

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